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Space Race

By Izan_39
  • The competition starts

    The competition starts
    The Soviet Union responded to USA 4 days erliar to Usa lounching a roket. The sSoviet Union said "we'll lunch a roket in the near future" this afraided the USA.
  • First successful artificial satelite launch

    First successful artificial satelite launch
    After a period of crisis in the weast USSR decided to launch thir first artifical satelite and it was successfull. This satelite was called Sputnik 1.
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    Firts mamal on space

    To try how safe was to send a human to sapace they first tried with mamals. THe USSR was the first to send a dogcalled Laika but it wasn't succesfully brought back. Then USSR send other 2 dogs and this time brought them back.
    USA nevertheless also send a chimpanzee called Ham and they were also able to return him back.
  • First man to space

    First man to space
    URRS were the first to send a man to space. He was Yuri Gagarin (Soviet pilot). This demostraded that URRS started wining the space race. Laso there were other "firsts" for URRs like the first to get to the moon with robots.
  • First spacecraft to land on the moon

    First spacecraft to land on the moon
    In 1966, the USSR was the first nation to land a spacecraft on the surface of the moon. This was a very important achivement to letar get a man on the moon.
  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11
    After seen the big development of URRS Kenedy decided that USA will be the first country to send a man to the moon and get him back safely. Then Both powers starte making launchers but USA as they wasnted they were the first with the Apollo 11 and their austronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
  • End of the Space Race

    End of the Space Race
    Most of historians say that the end of the cold war was when Neil Armstrong steped on the moon and as he was american it is said that the Race was won by USA
  • Distensions

    After some years of distension started with the April 1972 agreement, a plan that made USA and USSR coperate on the space(Apollo–Soyuz Test Project). This resulted in the July 1975 meeting in Earth orbit by some mebers of the USA and USSR crews.